Undergraduate Module Descriptor


ARA3138: Foundational Islamic Texts: Qur'an and Hadith

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level6
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Istvan Kristo-Nagy (Convenor)

Dr Suha Taji-Farouki (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

ARA2003 Intermediate Arabic Language I and 2144 Reading Qur'anic Arabic, or equivalent Arabic reading proficiency

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This module is suitable for those of you with an advanced level of Arabic skill, normally in the final year of your degree.  It examines foundational texts of Islam, including Qur’an, hadith and tafsir, and explores how these texts have been interpreted and understood. It also explores the application of these texts in the context of modern Islamic thought, by examining texts in modern Islamic thought.  The module is particularly recommended if you are studying Islamic Studies with an Arabic element, but will be of interest to you if you are studying Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic programmes.

 

Pre-requisite modules are ARA2003 Intermediate Arabic Language I and 2144 Reading Qur'anic Arabic, or equivalent Arabic reading proficiency.

Module created

01/10/2007

Last revised

17/06/2014